Mosby's Handbook of Herbs & Natural Supplements - E-Book

Front Cover
Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 27, 2009 - Medical - 768 pages
Access the most reliable information on herbs and alternative medicines from trusted author, Linda Skidmore-Roth, in Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements! Reviewed by nurses and herbalists alike, this authoritative resource presents herb and supplement profiles in a convenient, A-Z format for fast reference. This edition’s updated, streamlined design helps you find information quickly, and a new systematic pregnancy and breastfeeding classification offers the latest guidelines for this special client population.
  • Detailed monographs for 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements include vital information on the products you’ll encounter with your clients.
  • Updated references and information from new studies make this a reliable source for herbal content.
  • Alert icons warn you of potentially dangerous reactions that could threaten your clients’ health.
  • Popular Herb, Pregnancy, and Pediatric icons help you find relevant content quickly for common herbs and herbs for special populations.
  • Quick-reference format presents consistent monographs for each herb and makes it easy to find the information you need.
  • Herbal Resource appendix, Drug/Herb Interaction appendix, Pediatric Herbal Use appendix, and a list of abbreviations provide essential resources and expanded herbal material in one convenient spot.
  • A comprehensive index of herbal terms allows you to look up an herb by its common or scientific name, as well as by condition.
  • A pregnancy classification system from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration allows you to analyze herbs individually and provides a consistent formula to decide which herbs should be used.
  • Updated content throughout includes the latest uses, actions, dosages, contraindications, side effects/adverse reactions, interactions, pharmacology, alerts, and references.
  • Pediatric Herbal Use appendix covers uses, guidelines, and expanded pediatric and adolescent information for 32 herbs.
  • Drug/Herb Interaction appendix lists known drug and herb interactions for herbs included in the handbook to ensure client safety.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Chapter 1 Herbal Monographs
1
Appendixes
617
References
663
Glossary
715
Index
717
Pregnancy Categories
747
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Linda Skidmore-Roth, RN, MSN, NP has been the lead author of Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference for more than 25 years and as such is synonymous with the Mosby imprint as a trusted name in nursing pharmacology information

Bibliographic information